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    Posted on 11/14/2016
    This is the image for the news article titled BALLARD FILMMAKERS WIN AT NORTHWEST FESTIVAL | November 2016Three short films by students from the BHS Digital Filmmaking Program were winners at Fresh Film Northwest.  

    This competitive regional festival is coordinated by the Northwest Film Center in Portland, Oregon.   Entries accepted from filmmakers ages 13 to 19 in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.  Twelve years in a row now that students from Ballard’s Digital Filmmaking Program have been among the winners. 

     The winning films included Comeback, by Avery Davis, Skala Leake, Aaron Miller and Cameron Miller – the story of a high school soccer player who suffers a life-altering setback.  The film recently premiered at the national All American High School Film Festival in New York City.  Fresh Film Northwest was the premiere of Living Honestly, a documentary about teens coming out by PJ Hase and Skala Leake. The third film, Eileen, was produced independently by Brendan Hickey with Sam Cleary and received the Creative Expression Award.

    Visit the Digital Filmmaking Program webpage for more information.